What’s Your Network RQ?

Network Resilience: It’s more than just improving uptime, or adding redundancy. It’s adding a layer of intelligence to your network’s “plan B”. That’s why we’re talking about your Network RQ™.

Test your knowledge of network resilience with the Network RQ quiz below, then dig in to our resources section. Download the Building Network Resilience white paper, read the infographic, or take a look at some interesting articles we’ve found around the web.

Sure, we have some ideas on how you can make your network more resilient. And they might involve our products. But for now, let’s just focus on the RQ.


Why is Network RQ important?

If you’ve ever struggled to explain to senior management why they should invest in new infrastructure, or why an equipment refresh is needed, Network RQ can give you the vocabulary and tools that they will understand and respond to.

What does Resilience mean in the current IT environment? How can you maximize the resilience of the IT infrastructure? How do we start measuring the effectiveness and value of Network Resilience? These are topics we’ll explore as this community expands

Building Network Resilience | White Paper

It’s more important than ever to ensure your network’s availability. A key component of that is resilience. This paper explains the concepts behind network resilience, why it matters, and how your organization can achieve true network resilience.

The 7 Step Journey to Network Resilience | Infographic

Today, in virtualized environments, the principles of Network Resilience take on much more importance. That’s why we’re encouraging networking engineers and senior management to start the conversation.


What Others are Saying about Network Resilience

Article: Recent Trends in High Availability Show Soaring Cost of Downtime (IBM)
Even a single hour of downtime costs on average more than $100,000. Everyone from clients to IT Admins to the C-Suite is demanding more and more uptime. This article explores the reasons why.

Article: High Availability Concepts and Best Practices (Oracle)
High-availability systems avoid having single points of failure and offer redundant hardware and software that makes the system available in spite of failures. Learn more about best practices.

Video: In-Band/Out-of-Band Device Management
This video offers a clear introduction to the difference between in-band management and out-of-band management as well as why you need to know the difference.

Blog: Uptime Institute Blog
Uptime Institute is an unbiased advisory organization focused on improving the performance, efficiency, and reliability of business critical infrastructure through innovation, collaboration, and independent certifications.

Book: Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat?
In the age of IoT, being resilient and prepared for intrusion and cyber attack is imperative. This book gives you strategies for keeping your business going with the potential for attacks.